Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, talking in Gujarat at this time, stated the BJP is “making an attempt to make Sonia Gandhi the Prime Minister after Narendra Modi”. The weird remark was his retort to the BJP’s declare that activist Medha Patkar is the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP)’s chief ministerial candidate.
The BJP, he stated, is ready to lose the Gujarat election and the Congress is “completed”.
A reporter requested him concerning the ruling BJP saying that AAP is making an attempt to “give a backdoor entry to Medha Patkar in Gujarat politics”.
Mr Kejriwal retorted: “I’ve heard that the BJP is making Sonia Gandhi its PM candidate after (Narendra) Modi ji. Dare to ask them my query. I perceive that you can be afraid (of asking it). On the subsequent press convention, inform them Kejriwal says you are making Sonia Gandhi Modi ji’s successor and PM candidate and giving her a backdoor entry. What do you must say?”
His viewers erupted in laughter.
Medha Patkar, who contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election as an AAP candidate, has been accused by the BJP of harming the pursuits of Gujarati individuals by opposing the Narmada dam venture.
Mr Kejriwal stated the BJP is intentionally making an attempt to divert focus from its failures.
“BJP is getting defeated. They’re going to elevate the identify of Medha Patkar or another person. Inform them the general public needs to know what they did within the final 27 years and what they plan to do within the subsequent 5 years,” stated the AAP chief.
“I wish to ask the BJP why they object once I say I wish to present free electrical energy to individuals in Gujarat,” Mr Kejriwal stated.
AAP will contest all 182 Meeting seats in Gujarat, which votes early subsequent yr for a brand new authorities.
Mr Kejriwal was additionally requested a couple of Congress chief alleging that the AAP authorities of Punjab is spending crores in advertisements for Gujarat although it’s on the point of chapter and has no cash even for salaries.
“Who requested this query,” Mr Kejriwal requested the reporter. When he was advised it was a Congress chief’s allegation, he shot again: “The Congress is completed. Cease taking their questions. Individuals are clear about this. No one cares about their questions.”
Earlier than leaving for Delhi, Mr Kejriwal despatched out a pointy message to the Gujarat police.
“I supported you in your grade pay and all different points. We will certainly implement it after our authorities is fashioned. We’re with you. There are solely two months left. If BJP individuals let you know to do any improper factor, then refuse, don’t concern. BJP goes, AAP is coming,” Mr Kejriwal warned.